Bill Fitzgerald’s long battle with Bipolar Disorder led him down many different avenues in his determination to recover. As he tells Joy Orpen in his recent interview, he has found that combining conventional medication with complementary approaches such as meditation, counselling,
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THE TRAINING AND work of the counsellor is informed by a range of theoretical approaches to human development and change. In my experience, effective counselling is guided by each client’s unique circumstances while being informed by, rather than dictated by, psychological theories. Average attendance
Excerpt: Sleep and Mental Health by Ms Nicole Paulie, M.Sc. Couns Psych. Sleep Deprivation and Mood One of the most immediate effects of sleep deprivation on the body is how it affects one’s mood. People who suffer from disordered sleep
Excerpt: Understanding Counselling by Ms. Melanie Billings, Counselling Psychologist. Introduction When we experience difficulties, we quite often discuss them with family or friends. Certainly you can get help and support from family members, friends, colleagues etc., but usually people bring
Excerpt from “An Introduction to Nutrient Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness” By Dr Edmond O`Flaherty MB BCh DCH DObs MICGP This chapter is for general knowledge only and you should contact your health-care professional for your unique problem.
Excerpt from “The Power of Compassion” By Sandra Higgins, M.Sc. Couns Psych. Director of the Compassion Foundation The Need for Compassion Western science is becoming increasingly interested in subjects like compassion and mindful attention. Why? The answer is simple: compassion
Nicole Paulie and I received a very warm welcome from Bethan and Jacinta in Rehab Bruach in Cork City last November, when we gave a talk on “How to be Happy and Healthy” as part of their Positive Living Week.
Extract from “Everyday Mindfulness” By Claire Owens Have you ever spent more than ten minutes looking for your keys? Have you ever driven home and been unable to remember the journey? Have you ever been in
Extract from “Understanding Meditation” by Dr Michael DelMonte and Maeve Halpin Dr Michael DelMonte speaking at the launch of “How to be Happy and Healthy – the Seven Natural Elements of Mental Health”, Hodges Figgis Bookshop, Dawson St, Dublin 2,